Inside Bethel News

Kipnuk Falcons and Newtok Jaegers champions at Coastal Conference tournament

by K.J. Lincoln The Kipnuk Falcon boys and the Newtok Lady Jaegers will be returning to represent the Coastal Conference at the upcoming State 1A Basketball Tournament. Winning two years in a row, the Falcons, […]

Village Telegraph

Calista Corporation testifies during US House Committee Hearing

by Thom Leonard Subcommittee for the Indigenous Peoples of the United States focused on climate change impact to tribal communities. On February 12, the U.S. House of Representative’s Natural Resource Committee held a hearing on […]

Classifieds

For Sale

For Sale: Hitzer Amish built woodstoves. UHMW Plastic sled runners. 543-2379. (11)(3/1-cnx) FOR SALE 300 Gallon Plastic Water Tanks in stock. Call Shorty at Shorty’s Shop for pricing. 543-3158 or 545-3157 (19)(9/18-cnx) 18’ SSV Lund […]

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Village Telegraph

Alaska State Senate Legislative Update

by Senator Lyman F. Hoffman March 1st, 2019 Hello, We are at the half-way mark of the 90-day session. This week the Senate Finance Committee completed the agency budget overviews from the departments of Labor, […]

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Delta Lifestyles

House creates special committee on Tribal Affairs

Today (Feb. 25th, 2019), the House Creates Special Committee on Tribal Affairs. Creation of such a committee has long been a goal of Representative Bryce Edgmon (I-Dillingham), Alaska’s first Alaska Native Speaker of the House. […]

Contributors

God’s Greatest Hits: the Beetles Part I

by Tad Lindley Before we get to the beetles, let me give you a brief synopsis of events leading up to the creation of the beetles. And although Google spell check does not recognize “beetles” […]

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Inside Bethel News

Governor’s Proposed FY20 Budget

by Representative Tiffany Zulkosky March 1, 2019: Dear friends, It is Day 42 in the Legislative Session and we have begun to see a lot of activity. Most notably, Governor Dunleavy released his proposed budget, […]

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Inside Bethel News

YK Delta Women in Philanthropy announces funding availability

by BCSF Staff The YK Delta Women in Philanthropy giving circle announces $8,810 in funds available for our 2019 local or regional grant. The focus area for proposals in 2018 is youth services. Members encourage […]

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In our Native Land

Drug-sniffing K9 assists in arrest

Alaska State Troopers with the Parks Highway Team contacted occupants of a vehicle in a pullout near mile post 269 of the Parks Hwy near Healy on 3/1/2019, at 1956 hours. AST realized something was […]

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Delta Lifestyles

Inuit commemorate International Mother Language Day

by ICC Staff On this day (February 21st, 2019) the Inuit Circumpolar Council honours and commemorates International Mother Language Day. It is a day to promote the preservation and protection of all languages. The day […]

Speak Your Mind

Assimilation: Killing the Indian, Saving the Man

by Jacob Sipary Imagine thousands upon thousands of little native boys and girls being ripped from their homes in order to become “civilized”. Those poor, innocent, and scared little children were forced to completely abandon […]

Contributors

What Causes Spring Fever?

by Dr. Lorin Bradbury Question: With the weather turning warm so early, I feel like I am coming down with spring fever. What causes spring fever? When I first received this question, I thought I […]

Chasing the Ambulance

Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending March 1

• On 2-24-19 at 1 p.m. medics responded to the Sobering Center for a person in seizure. Patient assessed and transported to the hospital. • On 2-24-19 at 3:44 p.m. medics responded to the Jail […]

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Village Telegraph

Kuskokwim Village Leaders visit Juneau pressing changes to Donlin Plan

Local tribal representatives challenging state permits, looking for changes. A group of Kuskokwim regional leaders are visiting Juneau to push for several changes to the existing and pending State of Alaska permits for the Donlin […]

Cop Shop

State of Alaska District Court in Bethel February 21 – 28

Judgments Donald Paukan, 31 4th Degree Assault 90 Days Billy A. Lee Westlock, 30 Violate Conditions of Release $100 Heather Mael, 28 Driving While License Cancelled/ Suspended/Revoked $100 John Paul, 28 Violate Conditions of Release, […]

Delta Lifestyles

Researchers delve into unexamined world of Alaska seaweed

by Lauren Frisch Growing up near the beach, Brian Ulaski often overlooked wrack, the seaweed that washes up on coastlines. Later, as an undergraduate in California, Ulaski learned that wrack holds information about a coastline. […]

Letters to the Editor

Governor’s budget needs to be revamped

Dear Governor Mike Dunleavey, The Unit 4 villages, Akiak, Akiachak, Kwethluk, and Tuluksak are letting you know that we are totally opposed to your budget proposal that cuts deep into essential services without considering raising […]